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Matthew Lewis, who played Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter movies, has criticized the BBC's plans to make youth-centric TV network BBC Three into an online-only service. "I’m dead against it, it’s a real shame," the actor, who has a role on BBC Three Afghanistan bomb squad dramedy Bluestone 42, told RadioTimes.com. "I’d be very sad to see BBC Three go that way." Read more 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2:' Matthew Lewis on Playing Neville Longbottom Explained Lewis: "I don’t think there’s enough television now for young people in general, and I
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Matthew Lewis has said he would "jump at the chance" for a Neville Longbottom spin-off movie.
Speaking to Radio Times, the Harry Potter actor admitted that it's something he would love to be offered.
Lewis said: "If it came to it that I was offered that sort of deal - I want to say I'd consider it - but I'd probably jump at the chance, absolutely!
"I'm not itching, just yet, but I'd absolutely, definitely consider it, and love to be considered for it."
The actor, who currently appears in Bluestone 42, said he is incredibly proud to be a part of the BBC Three comedy.
Lewis said: "I saw Emma Watson the other day and we were chatting about Potter, and I realised as much as I miss certain aspects of it, since I finished it I've just had such an amazing time.
"Potter was an amazing and a »
The Waterloo Road actress will appear in the latter half of the BBC Three comedy series, which follows the lives of a bomb disposal team in Afghanistan.
Aikman will play a high-threat-bomb disposal expert called Ellen Best, who finds it hard to fit in with the rest of the group.
The actress said: "It's been awesome to join the cast of Bluestone 42, especially as I was already a fan of the show.
"It's also given me an amazing opportunity to learn so much about the army and make some amazing new friends, who I may never otherwise have met."
Bluestone 42 will return to BBC Three later in 2015. »
3 items from 2015
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